The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 733 827 775
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -52
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 142 80 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.071% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.087% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 100 66 81
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,232 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
OWASP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85964 92342 85115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.18% 82.10% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 70360 74842 70738
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Salary Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in England

OWASP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +96 96 £58,750 +2.17% 17
South East +1 22 £52,500 +5.00% 5
East of England +34 11 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Midlands -10 7 £53,750 -10.41% 2
South West -10 6 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 - 3
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 95 (40.60%) Information Security
2 72 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 71 (30.34%) SQL
4 62 (26.50%) PCI DSS
5 61 (26.07%) .NET
6 60 (25.64%) Finance
6 60 (25.64%) Security Testing
7 58 (24.79%) Java
8 57 (24.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 57 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (20.94%) Degree
10 45 (19.23%) HTML
11 44 (18.80%) CISSP
12 42 (17.95%) Linux
12 42 (17.95%) Cyber Security
13 41 (17.52%) JavaScript
14 39 (16.67%) OSCP
15 38 (16.24%) C#
16 37 (15.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 33 (14.10%) CSS
18 32 (13.68%) Firewall
19 30 (12.82%) Scrum
19 30 (12.82%) Software Engineering
20 29 (12.39%) MVC
20 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
21 28 (11.97%) Ethical Hacking
21 28 (11.97%) Mobile App
22 27 (11.54%) Security Architecture
23 26 (11.11%) Security Cleared
23 26 (11.11%) TDD

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.84%) IIS
2 12 (5.13%) Apache
3 11 (4.70%) CMS
4 9 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.99%) Drupal
5 7 (2.99%) nginx
5 7 (2.99%) Node.js
6 5 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.28%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.70%) SaaS
2 4 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.68%) Firewall
2 11 (4.70%) Network Security
3 9 (3.85%) SSL
4 8 (3.42%) Wireless
5 4 (1.71%) Internet
5 4 (1.71%) LDAP
6 3 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.28%) IPsec
7 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.41%) MySQL
3 13 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.27%) Couchbase
5 7 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.14%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.71%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.85%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.85%) Big Data
10 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.43%) Redis
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.13%) Selenium
3 12 (5.13%) Subversion
4 10 (4.27%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.42%) Metasploit
6 5 (2.14%) MSTest
6 5 (2.14%) Moq
6 5 (2.14%) NUnit
7 4 (1.71%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.71%) Grunt
7 4 (1.71%) Mockito
7 4 (1.71%) Maven
7 4 (1.71%) HttpUnit
7 4 (1.71%) JUnit
7 4 (1.71%) Log4j
8 3 (1.28%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.28%) Appium
8 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.28%) Calabash
General
1 60 (25.64%) Finance
2 15 (6.41%) Marketing
3 11 (4.70%) Banking
4 9 (3.85%) Games
5 8 (3.42%) Retail
6 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.28%) Advertising
7 3 (1.28%) Law
8 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (20.09%) Tester
2 44 (18.80%) Developer
3 36 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 36 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 35 (14.96%) Applications Specialist
4 35 (14.96%) Application Security Specialist
5 33 (14.10%) Consultant
5 33 (14.10%) Security Consultant
6 19 (8.12%) Architect
7 15 (6.41%) IT Consultant
7 15 (6.41%) IT Security Consultant
7 15 (6.41%) Security Manager
8 14 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.13%) Security Tester
10 10 (4.27%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.27%) Analyst
11 9 (3.85%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.85%) Systems Tester
11 9 (3.85%) Security Engineer
12 8 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.07%) .NET
2 45 (19.23%) HTML
3 33 (14.10%) CSS
4 25 (10.68%) Ajax
5 24 (10.26%) REST
6 22 (9.40%) jQuery
7 20 (8.55%) Web Services
8 18 (7.69%) Spring
8 18 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 16 (6.84%) JSON
10 13 (5.56%) RESTful
10 13 (5.56%) SOAP
10 13 (5.56%) ASP.NET
11 11 (4.70%) CSS3
11 11 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (4.27%) Sass
12 10 (4.27%) HTML5
13 9 (3.85%) Struts
13 9 (3.85%) WCF
14 8 (3.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.97%) Mobile App
2 19 (8.12%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.26%) Cryptography
5 10 (4.27%) W3C
6 9 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.42%) Blog
8 7 (2.99%) Clustering
8 7 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (2.56%) User Experience
9 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.71%) PKI
12 3 (1.28%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.28%) Open Source
12 3 (1.28%) CESG
12 3 (1.28%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.95%) Linux
2 25 (10.68%) Windows
3 14 (5.98%) UNIX
4 10 (4.27%) Solaris
5 7 (2.99%) AIX
5 7 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.56%) Android
7 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) zOS
9 1 (0.43%) VMS
9 1 (0.43%) OS/400
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (40.60%) Information Security
2 72 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 60 (25.64%) Security Testing
4 57 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (17.95%) Cyber Security
6 37 (15.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 30 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 30 (12.82%) Scrum
8 29 (12.39%) MVC
9 28 (11.97%) Ethical Hacking
10 27 (11.54%) Security Architecture
11 26 (11.11%) TDD
12 25 (10.68%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (8.12%) Mentoring
14 18 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 18 (7.69%) Risk Management
15 17 (7.26%) OO
15 17 (7.26%) Test Management
15 17 (7.26%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.34%) SQL
2 58 (24.79%) Java
3 41 (17.52%) JavaScript
4 38 (16.24%) C#
5 19 (8.12%) C++
5 19 (8.12%) Python
6 11 (4.70%) C
6 11 (4.70%) PHP
7 6 (2.56%) Ruby
8 5 (2.14%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.14%) VBA
9 4 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.28%) Perl
11 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.85%) R
12 1 (0.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 49 (20.94%) Degree
2 44 (18.80%) CISSP
3 39 (16.67%) OSCP
4 26 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 22 (9.40%) CISM
6 18 (7.69%) CEH
7 17 (7.26%) OSCE
8 15 (6.41%) ISEB
9 13 (5.56%) ISTQB
10 12 (5.13%) CISA
11 10 (4.27%) SC Cleared
11 10 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (2.56%) CCNA
13 6 (2.56%) DV Cleared
14 5 (2.14%) MCSE
15 4 (1.71%) SSCP
15 4 (1.71%) GIAC
16 3 (1.28%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (26.50%) PCI DSS
2 57 (24.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (7.26%) QA
4 6 (2.56%) COBIT
5 3 (1.28%) WAI
6 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) FISMA
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.27%) Nessus
2 8 (3.42%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) StatsD
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Nmap
Vendors
1 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.13%) Cisco
2 12 (5.13%) Google
3 9 (3.85%) Zend
3 9 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 8 (3.42%) Oracle
5 7 (2.99%) Facebook
5 7 (2.99%) Twitter
6 6 (2.56%) WorldPay
6 6 (2.56%) IBM
6 6 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.28%) VMware
7 3 (1.28%) Sun
7 3 (1.28%) Citrix
7 3 (1.28%) Juniper
7 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.85%) Apple
8 2 (0.85%) TippingPoint
8 2 (0.85%) F5
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